Former interim chairman Bolivia, Jeanine AnesThe court announced this Friday that he had been sentenced to 10 years in prison for plotting to overthrow his predecessor, the left-wing Evo Morales, in 2019.
La Paz’s first sentencing court announced its verdict “Hope” The former president was jailed for 10 years, three months in a women’s prison in La Paz, 15 months after the trial began.
The court, headed by Judge German Ramos, announced the trial “Bad sentence” To the 54-year-old former president “For violating the offenses and obligations of resolutions that are unconstitutional […]She was sentenced to 10 years.
The former president was convicted of violating unconstitutional duties and resolutions.
In his final argument, Anes The court noted that “Excluded” Proof that Morales, who has been in power for 14 years, rejected the overthrow in 2019. “I never sought powerHe said.
The former president had previously announced that he would appeal against the sentence: “We will not be here, we will go to international justice”.
The former governor was prosecuted for acting as a senator before taking office as president of Bolivia on November 12, 2019.
Anis In the midst of a strong social upheaval, two days after he resigned, he followed Morales. Protesters have condemned Morales for rigging elections in October of that year to run for a fourth consecutive term until 2025.
The former president, who was already in power, suffocated the peasant opposition to social movements and morales. An investigation by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) confirmed that 35 people had been killed in protests in the first months of his government.
Security Anes He argued that the Florinational Constitutional Court recognized the legitimacy of the order Anis And even the Congress, controlled by the Morales party, agreed to extend his mandate.Constitution“When the Govt-19 epidemic forced the postponement of elections in 2020.
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